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  1. Aristophanes and the Cloak of Comedy: Affect Aesthetics and the Canon

    Aristophanes and the Cloak of Comedy: Affect Aesthetics and the Canon [Hardback]

    Mario Telo (Author)

    £36.25

    ISBN: 9780226309699
    Published by : University of Chicago Press
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  2. Athenian Comedy in the Roman Empire

    Athenian Comedy in the Roman Empire [Hardback]

    C.W. Marshall (Editor); Tom Hawkins (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9781472588845
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Athenian comedy is firmly entrenched in the classical canon, but imperial authors debated, dissected and redirected comic texts, plots and language of Aristophanes, Menander, and their rivals in ways that reflect the non-Athenocentric, pan-Me... .... Learn More
  3. Holy Men and Charlatans in the Ancient Novel

    Holy Men and Charlatans in the Ancient Novel [Hardback]

    Gareth Schmeling (Editor); Michael Paschalis (Editor); Stelios Panayotakis (Editor)

    £61.00

    ISBN: 9789491431906
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementum
    The present volume comprises the papers delivered at RICAN 6, which was held in Rethymnon, Crete, on May 30-31, 2011. The focus is placed on male and female characters in the ancient novel and related texts, both pagan and Christian; these charact... .... Learn More
  4. Philosophy and the Ancient Novel

    Philosophy and the Ancient Novel [Hardback]

    Marília F. Futre Pinheiro (Editor); Silvia Montiglio (Editor)

    £57.20

    ISBN: 9789491431890
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementum
    The papers assembled in this volume explore a relatively new area in scholarship on the ancient novel: the relationship between an ostensibly non-philosophical genre and philosophy. This approach opens up several original themes for further resear... .... Learn More
  5. Thucydides

    Thucydides [Paperback]

    P. J. Rhodes (Author)

    £16.99

    ISBN: 9781472523990
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Thucydides was labelled the 'greatest historian that ever lived' by Macauley and no study of Classical Greece is complete without encountering his history of the Peloponnesian War, the greatest war of Greeks against Greeks in the late fifth c... .... Learn More
  6. The Romance between Greece and the East

    The Romance between Greece and the East [Paperback]

    Tim Whitmarsh (Editor); Stuart Thomson (Editor)

    £27.99

    ISBN: 9781107543003
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The contact zones between the Greco-Roman world and the Near East represent one of the most exciting and fast-moving areas of ancient-world studies. This new collection of essays, by world-renowned experts (and some new voices) in classical, ... .... Learn More
  7. Euripides and the Politics of Form

    Euripides and the Politics of Form [Hardback]

    Victoria Wohl (Author)

    £27.95

    ISBN: 9780691166506
    Published by : Princeton University Press
     How can we make sense of the innovative structure of Euripidean drama? And what political role did tragedy play in the democracy of classical Athens? These questions are usually considered to be mutually exclusive, but this book shows t... .... Learn More
  8. Callimachus in Context

    Callimachus in Context: From Plato to the Augustan Poets [Paperback]

    Benjamin Acosta-Hughes (Author)

    £23.99

    ISBN: 9781107470644
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Scholarly reception has bequeathed two Callimachuses: the Roman version is a poet of elegant non-heroic poetry (usually erotic elegy), represented by a handful of intertexts with a recurring set of images - slender Muse, instructi... .... Learn More
  9. Epideictic Rhetoric

    Epideictic Rhetoric: Questioning the Stakes of Ancient Praise [Hardback]

    Laurent Pernot (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780292768208
    Published by : University of North Carolina Press
    Speeches of praise and blame constituted a form of oratory put to brilliant and creative use in the classical Greek period (fifth to fourth century BC) and the Roman imperial period (first to fourth century AD), and they have influenced publi... .... Learn More
  10. Costume in the Comedies of Aristophanes

    Costume in the Comedies of Aristophanes [Hardback]

    Gwendolyn Compton-Eagle (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781107083790
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book offers an interpretation of the handling of costume in the plays of the fifth-century comic poet Aristophanes. Drawing on both textual and material evidence from the fourth- and fifth-century Greek world, it examines thr... .... Learn More

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